Embark on a tour of the Great Wall of Los Angeles and delve into the stories, rich history and diverse culture of Los Angeles. Our knowledgeable guides will illuminate how each segment represents the struggles, triumphs, and contributions of marginalized communities throughout Los Angeles’ history. Join us and witness the transformative power of art as it ignites social change and celebrates the city’s resilience and diversity.
What to Expect
The Great Wall is a landmark pictorial representation of the history of ethnic peoples of California from prehistoric times to the 1950s, conceived by SPARC’s artistic director and cofounder Judith Francisca Baca.
Guided by team members from SPARC, visitors will walk the ½ mile trail, alongside the mural, pausing in proximity to interpretative stations situated along the trail. SPARC team members will share stories about the Great Wall Experience which includes both the history depicted in the mural and the history of bringing the Great Wall Monument to fruition.
Please note there are no onsite restroom facilities.
Length of Tour
1.5 to 2 hours
The Great Wall of Los Angeles is located in the San Fernando Valley on Coldwater Canyon, between Burbank Blvd. and Oxnard St. in Valley Glen, CA. Exit the 101 Freeway going North on Coldwater Canyon.
We extend a warm welcome to community, university, and school groups at the Great Wall of Los Angeles. A guided group tours are led by our knowledgeable educators and volunteers. Please note that advance reservations are required. We kindly ask that reservations be made at least three weeks in advance of your preferred visit date. Each visit requires a separate form to be submitted. Please note that your visit will be confirmed only after you receive a confirmation letter via email from our team.
For self-guided groups, reservations is NOT necessary.
To ensure the safety of all visitors, we have implemented additional guidelines at the Great Wall of Los Angeles. We look forward to hosting your group and providing an enriching experience at the mural. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org